Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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Seeking Racial Justice 

General Conference Resources

Master Calendar

Bi-District Training Day is Saturday, January 16

BDTD Registration is open! BDTD logo and details

 How Do I Get To My Workshops?

When you completed your registration for BDTD you received a “Here’s Your Schedule” email. That email has direct links to each of the workshops you selected during the registration process.

If you have misplaced that email, not to worry. You will access ALL the BDTD content (both live and pre-recorded sessions) online at our BDTD2021 event website. bdtd2021.heysummit.com

Simply log in to the site using your email address. The system will ask you to confirm your email address and will then give you full access based upon your ticket type.

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We’ve made you a video to walk you through the process.




BOTH/AND: Maximizing Hybrid Worship Experiences for Online and In-Person Audiences As we begin to consider going back to in-person worship, questions abound. On one hand, how do we avoid treating the online audience like observers paying no attention to their...

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Listening for Mission

Listening for Mission

Have you been doing the same ministry for years and wondering if it’s truly where God wants your church to be? Might God have something else in mind for your church?What if you gathered a team to intentionally listen to your community? What might God put on your...

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Latest News & Information

Don’t miss what’s happening in the Arlington and Alexandria Districts. Our monthly email newsletter is published mid-month. (Sign up here or using the box below!)

In between receiving our news in your email, find out about events and happenings here. 



The Weary World Rejoices

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.”                                                             Philippians 4:4 (New Revised Standard Version) In the wonderful Christmas anthem,...

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Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: novadistricts@vaumc.org
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